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Olympic Heights boys weightlifting team captures district title, four individual gold medals

Olympic Heights boys weightlifting team captures district title, four individual gold medals

April 1, 2021

The Olympic Heights boys weightlifting team won the District 16-3A championship and four Lion weightlifters captured individual district championships yesterday, March 31, in the OH gymnasium.  Coach...

Micah Octave (11), the Sun-Sentinel's Palm Beach County large schools Player of the Year, helped  lead the Olympic Heights boys basketball team to an undefeated regular season.

Heights’ Micah Octave named Sun-Sentinel PBC boys basketball Player of the Year; 25 OH athletes earn recognition

March 29, 2021

Olympic Heights basketball player Micah Octave has been named the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Palm Beach County large schools boys basketball Player of the Year. Octave, a senior guard, led the Lions...

The Olympic Heights girls tennis team is 3-1 in the 2021 season's early going.

OH tennis teams take to court amid pandemic protocols

Zoe Siegel, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

This story has been updated to accurately reflect both the boys and girls tennis teams record after their matches of March 4, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on high school athletics...

Micah Octave (11), the Sun-Sentinel's Palm Beach County large schools Player of the Year, helped  lead the Olympic Heights boys basketball team to an undefeated regular season.

The most successful Olympic Heights boys basketball season in recent school history ends with regional tourney loss

Joshua Wolf, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

With a 66-58 loss to Dillard in the first round of the regional tournament, the Olympic Heights boys varsity basketball team’s best season in recent school history has come to a close. Going into...

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team, behind the leadership of its seniors (pictured above celebrating Senior Night), has a current record of 8-3-4.

Olympic Heights winter sports programs look to keep winning as seasons draw to a close, postseasons approach

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

It is nearing the end of January, which means the Olympic Heights winter sports teams are nearing the end of their regular seasons and preparing for their district tournaments. From soccer to basketball...

Change to this weekend's scheduled OH Lions football game

Change to this weekend’s scheduled OH Lions football game

November 18, 2020

The originally scheduled game versus John I. Leonard for Saturday, Nov. 21, at Boca Raton High School has been changed due to a John I. Leonard player testing positive for coronavirus. The Lions will...

Lions wide receiver K'Ameronn Joseph  (in white at the 22-yard line) gets ready to haul in a pass from quarterback Karvon Wright for a 48-yard gain in the Lions' opening drive against Spanish River on Oct. 31.

Lions football off to 1-1 start in pandemic shortened season

November 8, 2020

An Olympic Heights defense that dominated Spanish River on Saturday, Oct. 31 in the season opener of the pandemic-shortened 2020 high school football season was no match for Boca Raton High on Friday,...

Are you ready for some Olympic Heights football? Fall sports programs finally kicking into gear

Are you ready for some Olympic Heights football? Fall sports programs finally kicking into gear

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

Olympic Heights baseball and boys golf coach Casey Beck expresses, “I just hope we can all get back as quickly and safely as possible. This is a time in a teenagers life that they can never get back........

Olympic Heights wrestler Leidaly Rivera (center) on the medalist platform after winning her second consecutive state championship.

Olympic Heights wrestler Leidaly Rivera wins second consecutive state championship

Andrew Kaye, Sports Editor April 9, 2020

Every high school athlete dreams of winning a state championship. However, this accomplishment is only awarded to one team or one competitor per state classification. Winning a state championship is difficult....

The Olympic Heights wrestling team ater winning the District 12-3A championship.

OH SPORTS WRAP: Wrestler Leidaly Rivera wins second consecutive state championship while boys send five to states; Spring sports in limbo; Soccer teams win district titles; Two teams honored for academic excellence

April 1, 2020

The Olympic Heights wrestling team closed out its season with a very strong showing in postseason competition with the highlight being senior Leidaly Rivera winning her second consecutive state championship...

Both on the mound and at the plate, senior Kaitlyn Cunningham has been the catalyst to the Lions softball team's undefeated streak.

Olympic Heights softball team’s undefeated streak put on hold by coronavirus shutdown

Jordan Lanson, Staff Writer March 15, 2020

 The last thing the Olympic Heights softball team and new head coach Dylan Lee needed was for the blistering streak the team is off to in its 2020 season to be put on hold. But that is exactly what has...

Soaking wet from the traditional championship dousing, Olympic Heights girls soccer head coach Jim Cappello addresses his team while holding the District 13-6A championship trophy.

Olympic Heights Girls Soccer Wins District 13-6A championship; first district title since 1993

February 7, 2020

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team won its first district championship since 1993 with a 1-0 victory over Seminole Ridge last night at Corey Lewis Stadium.  The win comes on the heels of the Lions’...

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